In this episode, I interview Summit Strength client Stephen about how his training and preparation to overcome plantar pain leading into his hike to the Philmont Scout Range.
Inside he shares some of the tips and strategies he used to overcome his foot pain and get through the hike in comfort.
Hiking can be a relaxing way to spend a few hours outdoors while you embrace nature and take in all of the beautiful sights and sounds around you. However, it can also be a way to physically challenge yourself to journey long distances on foot and traverse some rocky terrain. Whatever your reasons for hiking are, knee pain is arguably one of the most significant issues that can creep up and stop you from enjoying your hikes.
In this episode, I share a simple 5 minute 'finisher a hiker can use at the end of their strength workouts.
In this episode, I explore a simple strategy a hiker can use if they are not feeling 100% confident in their pack carrying ability (in the final weeks of their preparation).
In this article, Summit Strength coach Andrea explores her strategies and tips to help keep your training up when you are stuck in lockdown.
This article explores four simple 'releases' a hiker can use to relieve some discomfort and even pain during their day to day lives and while on the trail.
In this episode, I explore what a hiker should be doing in their rest periods during interval training, to get the best benefits.
This article explores some simple nutrition strategies a hiker can use to avoid energy crashes on their hikes.
We have all been there. We have been having a great time out on the trail, hiking along, loving life. But then, all of a sudden, it hits us. We are TIRED!
We start dragging our feet. Counting down the hours. And instead of enjoying ourselves and taking in the beautiful surroundings, we just can't wait for it to be over.
Fatigue, exhaustion and energy crashes on the trail suck. But they are not something you have to just accept!
There are some simple strategies a hiker can use to reduce the risk of these energy crashes. And this article will tell you exactly how to do that.
In this episode, I explore some of my favourite gym machine exercises a hiker can use to develop their strength for the trail.
This article explores what a hiker should eat before their training sessions and their hikes to ensure the best performance.
Rowan is a personal trainer who specialises in training for hiking, trekkers and mountaineers for their bucket list adventures.
Summit Strength is a personal training for hiking service created specifically to help hikers have the best chance of a safe, enjoyable and successful adventure.